U.S. Mint Packaging Machine Operator Leader in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This position is located in the Manufacturing Department-Philadelphia Mint, Coining Division. The major function of the PACKAGING MACHINE OPERATOR LEADER is to provide the shift report of the finished goods produced, oversee the operation and minor maintenance of the counting machines and bulk bag equipment, operate the High Accuracy Scale, complete the process of weighing and identifying the bags, and transferring the bags on FRB skids to the vault.
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As a Packaging Machine Operator Leader, you will:
Maintain accurate daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual records for coins shipped and stored in vaults.
Work along with other workers performing packaging duties as required, setting the pace and demonstrating work methods.
Maintain a current knowledge of the occupation; answers of other workers on procedures, policies, written instructions, and other directives.
Ensure that safety and housekeeping rules are followed (e.g., assuring that the limits of safe machine operation are not exceeded and all tools are used properly).
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
U.S. citizens and U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required. This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 18-MINT-211. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.
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5440 Packaging Machine Operating
Conditions of Employment
- Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals
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Physical Requirements: Sits seldom (up to 10% of the time) Stands frequently (up to 70% of the time) Walks frequently (up to 70% of the time) Drives frequently (up to 70% of the time) Lifts up to 50 lbs between knuckle and chest level occasionally (up to 30% of the time) Lifts greater than 50 lbs between knuckle and chest level seldom (up to 10% of the time) Lifts greater than 50 lbs above shoulder level occasionally (up to 30% of the time) Pushes/pulls greater than 10 lbs of force seldom (up to 10% of the time) Climbs forklift steps constantly (greater than 70% of the time) Climbs stairs frequently (up to 70% of the time) Bends at waist frequently (up to 70% of the time) Twists at waist frequently (up to 70% of the time) Crouches/squats frequently (up to 70% of the time) Kneels seldom (up to 10% of the time) Crawls seldom (up to 10% of the time) Reaches knees to shoulders frequently (up to 70% of the time) Reaches above shoulders seldom (up to 10% of the time) Repetitive arm motion occurs frequently (up to 70% of the time) Repetitive hand motion occurs frequently (up to 70% of the time) Power grasps seldom (up to 10% of the time) Pinch grasps seldom (up to 10% of the time) Fine finger manipulation occurs frequently (up to 70% of the time) Use of foot controls required frequently (up to 70% of the time) Ability to hear required frequently (up to 70% of the time) Ability to see required frequently (up to 70% of the time) Whole body vibration experienced frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Upper extremity vibration experienced seldom (up to 10% of the time)
You must show in your experience in the online application that you possess the knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the duties of the position. You must meet the screen-out element Ability To Lead Or Supervise, normally addressed at the beginning of the online questions. In addition, you must also obtain an average score of two (2) on all other elements for this position as addressed through the online question in order to be considered minimally qualified.
The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector or volunteer service. Be sure all experience is documented in your resume by indicating place of employment, job title, length of time performing the duties, and the name and contact information for the supervisor. We must be able to verify this experience in your resume in order for you to receive credit.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
This is a bargainingunit position.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
A one year probationary period may be required.
Must successfully complete a background investigation.
Complete a Declaration for Federal Employmentto determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
Shift Work: This facility operates on a 24 hour per day. Assignment to a specific shift cannot be guaranteed. The successful applicant must be able to work all shifts on a rotational basis.
May be required to wear safety clothing and/or equipment required by the position. This may include safety shoes, hard hats, hearing protection, gloves, masks, etc.
Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.
Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Ability To Lead Or Supervise (screenout); Knowledge of Equipment, Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.; Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic) and Dexterity and Safety. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, superior, good, and acceptable, depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. A subject matter expert may be used in the evaluation. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority. To preview questions please click here.
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- Required Documents
A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.
CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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How to Apply
The United States Mint has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its organization. Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers. The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.
The United States Mint provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.
To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.
You will be re-directed to The United States Mint's CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.
To complete, you must click the “Finish” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
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Agency contact information
Applicant Call Center
United States Mint see " How to Apply" section Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States
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Login to your USAJOBS account, select the "Applications" section and click on the vacancy you would like to view and have already applied for.
Under "application status," click "additional application information" and you will be taken to the CareerConnector website where you can check your application status. The "additional application information" link may not be available if your application status says "Unavailable." This indicates that your application is not complete.
If the "additional application information" link is not available and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement and "Update Application" to be taken back to the CareerConnector portion of the application.
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- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499545800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 05/15/2018 to 05/28/2018
Salary: $24.14 to $28.22 per hour
Pay scale & grade: WL 06
Work schedule: Full-Time - Career/Career Conditional
Appointment type: Permanent - Full-time